RPC I, 4753


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4753
Province Syria
Region Phoenicia
City Dora
Reign Roman Republic
Issue Year 31
Dating 34/33 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design jugate busts in wreath, right
Reverse inscription L ΑΛ
Reverse design Tyche standing, left, with rudder and cornucopia
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 17 mm
Reference Meshorer 14
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note The busts are described by Meshorer as those of Antony and Cleopatra, but this is not certain. The attribution to Dora does not seem sure: the types suggest Tripolis.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Sofaer 6 = Y. Meshorer, City Coins of Eretz-Israel, p. 16, np. 19 = Meshorer, pl. 19.14